Dr. Natasha Larson – Pediatric Dentist/Owner
Dr. Natasha Larson, a board certified pediatric dentist and Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, was born and raised in La Crosse, Wisconsin. As an active and adventurous child, she sustained her fair share of dental trauma, culminating in 4 years of orthodontic treatment. She learned early to appreciate the importance of positive dental experiences. Dr. Natasha takes great pride in the personal connections she builds with her patients and their families. Her primary goal as a pediatric dentist is to provide her patients with the best possible care in a warm, friendly and fun environment.
Dr. Loren Buonocore – Pediatric Dentist/Owner
Dr. Loren Buonocore is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and a board certified pediatric dentist who strives to create positive and life long relationships with her patients and their parents. Dr. Loren’s dedication to her patients, professional demeanor and excellent care, combined with her warm and bubbly personality, make her the right choice to treat your child. She stresses prevention and takes the time needed to get to know every child’s specific needs. She is always available to address any concerns and tailors her treatment options dependent on each child.
Dr. Jacqueline Dikansky-Pediatric Dentist
Dr. Jacqueline Dikansky is a native of Brooklyn, NY and completed both her undergraduate and graduate education at New York University. Dr. Jacqueline graduated dental school with an honors in pediatric dentistry, and received the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry Predoctoral Student Award given to a single senior student who shows the most promise in pediatric dentistry. After receiving her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree, she completed an additional 2 year specialty training program in pediatric dentistry at Yale-New Haven Hospital.
Dr. MaryAnn Danosos
Dr. MaryAnn Danosos is a Board Certified pediatric dentist and a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. She grew up in Batavia, NY, nestled between Buffalo and Rochester. Dr. MaryAnn strives to provide compassionate dental care to our patients and believes that positive experiences can make lasting impressions for both kids and their parents, establishing a lifetime of happy and healthy smiles!
Dr. MaryAnn attended Syracuse University where she graduated Magna Cum Laude with a double major in biology and psychology. She graduated Cum Laude at SUNY at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine. Although awarded with distinction scholarships, she is most proud of being awarded “Best Smile” by her fellow classmates! Dr. MaryAnn is committed to making sure each of her patients can achieve their best and most confident smile. She completed a general practice residency at Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia, gaining profound experience in cosmetic and comprehensive adult and pediatric dental care including oral-maxillofacial trauma. Her interest in pediatrics led her to pursue a two-year pediatric dental residency at Maimonides Medical Center and Kings County Hospital Brooklyn. She takes pride in learning the most up-to-date philosophies in child-specific dental care, creating a comfortable environment tailored to each individual’s needs, with an emphasis on prevention. She is an active member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and the American Dental Association.
Dr. MaryAnn finds true pleasure volunteering in numerous domestic and international outreach trips. When not working, Dr. MaryAnn resides in the Upper West Side. Besides spending time with family and singing the latest broadway tunes to her cat, Torta, she enjoys playing volleyball, world travels, and yoga. Dr. MaryAnn will ensure you will feel welcomed into our dental family!
Carmen – Registered Dental Hygienist
Carmen grew up in Long Island, but as a child she spent time with her family in Central America. She is fluent in Spanish and has over 8 years of experience in the dental field. Carmen attended Farmingdale State College where she earned a bachelor’s degree in Dental Hygiene. During her years at Farmingdale State College, she was nominated President of the Student American Dental Hygienists’ Association(SADHA). Carmen is passionate about providing comprehensive dental hygiene care for every child she treats. She has always felt that a big part of her job is having fun with the kids, while teaching them the skills and importance of good oral hygiene. In her free time, Carmen enjoys spending time with family and friends.
Wendy is an integral part of the Chelsea Pediatric Dentistry family. She is a certified dental assistant with more than five years of experience dedicated to all aspects of pediatric dentistry. As a mother, she loves and truly enjoys working with children. She is also an artist and as such brings her creativity and passion to work. Wendy’s favorite part about her job is demonstrating oral hygiene instructions and healthy diet suggestions with our favorite stuffed animals, Scruffy and Aldo!
Betty is an experienced dental receptionist. She greets patients with a bright and warm smile and cheerful disposition. From your first call to schedule an appointment to the moment you leave our office, you will be impressed by her friendly demeanor and her knowledge of dental insurance benefits. She has a genuine concern for coordinating patient care that is convenient and affordable. In her free time, she enjoys nothing more than curling up with a great book.
Ashley is a patient coordinator as well as the billing coordinator at Chelsea Pediatric Dentistry. She has several years of experience in the dental field. Ashley’s bubbly personality makes her a natural fit for a pediatric office and she always greets patients with a smile on her face. When she isn’t at work, she enjoys traveling with her boyfriend and trying new foods everywhere they go.